COVID-19

#HereToHelp

We are here to help businesses which have been affected by the COVID-19 outbreak.

Follow the links below to find out more about the resources available to help you:

Future Innovation Fund

A £3m fund to help LCR SMEs with projects aligned to LCR key priorities to adapt and innovate in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic.  

https://growthplatform.org/future-innovation-fund/

Business Resilience Support for SMEs

We are working with BDO LLP who will deliver a fully-funded bespoke progrmme of engagement, advice and support for SMEs across Liverpool City Region, focusing primarily on COVID-19 related issues fand how businesses will emerge successfully.

https://growthplatform.org/business-covid-19-advice/business-resilience-support-for-smes/

Be The Business Mentoring

Two fully funded programmes to support businesses to survive, thrive and hopefully grow out of this period of uncertainty.

https://growthplatform.org/business-covid-19-advice/be-the-business-mentoring/

Gather

A place for the digital, creative and tech community to connect, unite, and grow. Feel supported. Get advice. Stabilise your business.

https://gatherlcr.com/

Mettle

A 6-week online course that will help you survive, stabilise and sustain your business during crisis.

https://gatherlcr.com/Mettle

Sustain

A 6-week course to stabalise, adapt and sustain your business during crisis.

https://growthplatform.org/sustain/

Professional counsel from the Professional & Business Services (PBS) community

A panel of accredited Professional & Business Services specialists willing to provide informed pro bono

https://growthplatform.org/business-covid-19-advice/pbs-support/

Helpline  

Contact our #HereToHelp team who are on hand to assist with your business queries. To get in touch call 0151 705 1985. 

https://growthplatform.org/business-covid-19-advice/ 

Sector Specific Support 

Our Sector Champions are here to provide sector specific support for businesses during the COVID-19 outbreak. To find out more about the resources available, click here.

https://growthplatform.org/business-covid-19-advice/covid-19-sector-specific-support/ 

 


Find out more about the local and national initiatives available by following the links below: 

Working safely during COVID-19

The latest guidance from Government to safely return to the workplace during the COVID-19 outbreak.

https://growthplatform.org/working-safely-during-covid-19/

Supporting Businesses 

Discover the established initiatives available to help support businesses which have been affected by COVID-19 

https://growthplatform.org/business-covid-19-advice/covid-19-supporting-business/ 

Government Finance Support Finder Tool

Businesses and self employed people can use the government’s latest business support finder tool to determine what financial support is available to them during the pandemic.

https://www.gov.uk/business-coronavirus-support-finder

 

To find out more…

Visit Growth Platform’s suite of resources by clicking here:

https://growthplatform.org/business-covid-19-advice/